Pythagorean Projections for ND Football
Season Coach Games PF PA Wins Win % Ex. W Ex. W% Diff. Next Yr Imprv.
1918 ROCKNE 6 133 39 3 .500 5.41 .901 -.401 1.000 +.500
1919 ROCKNE 9 229 47 9 1.000 8.51 .945 +.055 1.000 +.000
1920 ROCKNE 9 250 44 9 1.000 8.62 .958 +.042 .909 -.091
1921 ROCKNE 11 375 41 10 .909 10.80 .982 -.073 .800 -.109
1922 ROCKNE 10 222 27 8 .800 9.78 .978 -.178 .900 +.100
1923 ROCKNE 10 275 37 9 .900 9.74 .974 -.074 1.000 +.100
1924 ROCKNE 10 285 54 10 1.000 9.52 .952 +.048 .700 -.300
1925 ROCKNE 10 200 64 7 .700 8.86 .886 -.186 .900 +.200
1926 ROCKNE 10 212 38 9 .900 9.57 .957 -.057 .778 -.122
1927 ROCKNE 9 158 57 7 .778 7.76 .862 -.085 .556 -.222
1928 ROCKNE 9 99 107 5 .556 4.19 .465 +.090 1.000 +.444
1929 ROCKNE 9 145 38 9 1.000 8.26 .918 +.082 1.000 +.000
1930 ROCKNE 10 265 74 10 1.000 9.09 .909 +.091 .667 -.333
1931 ANDERSON 9 215 40 6 .667 8.58 .954 -.287 .778 +.111
1932 ANDERSON 9 255 31 7 .778 8.80 .978 -.200 .333 -.444
1933 ANDERSON 9 32 80 3 .333 1.45 .161 +.172 .667 +.333
1934 LAYDEN 9 108 56 6 .667 6.89 .765 -.099 .778 +.111
1935 LAYDEN 9 143 62 7 .778 7.36 .818 -.040 .667 -.111
1936 LAYDEN 9 128 69 6 .667 6.77 .753 -.086 .667 +.000
1937 LAYDEN 9 77 49 6 .667 6.24 .693 -.026 .889 +.222
1938 LAYDEN 9 149 39 8 .889 8.26 .918 -.029 .778 -.111
1939 LAYDEN 9 100 73 7 .778 5.74 .638 +.140 .778 +.000
1940 LAYDEN 9 168 67 7 .778 7.56 .840 -.062 .889 +.111
1941 LEAHY 9 189 64 8 .889 7.88 .875 +.014 .636 -.253
1942 LEAHY 11 184 99 7 .636 8.29 .753 -.117 .900 +.264
1943 LEAHY 10 340 69 9 .900 9.46 .946 -.046 .800 -.100
1944 McKEEVER 10 272 118 8 .800 8.18 .818 -.018 .700 -.100
1945 DEVORE 10 255 122 7 .700 7.90 .790 -.090 .889 +.189
1946 LEAHY 9 271 24 8 .889 8.89 .987 -.099 1.000 +.111
1947 LEAHY 9 291 52 9 1.000 8.61 .957 +.043 .900 -.100
1948 LEAHY 10 320 93 9 .900 9.02 .902 -.002 1.000 +.100
1949 LEAHY 10 360 86 10 1.000 9.29 .929 +.071 .444 -.556
1950 LEAHY 9 139 140 4 .444 4.47 .497 -.052 .700 +.256
1951 LEAHY 10 241 122 7 .700 7.73 .773 -.073 .700 +.000
1952 LEAHY 10 183 108 7 .700 7.21 .721 -.021 .900 +.200
1953 LEAHY 10 317 139 9 .900 8.15 .815 +.085 .900 +.000
1954 BRENNAN 10 231 115 9 .900 7.78 .778 +.122 .800 -.100
1955 BRENNAN 10 210 112 8 .800 7.56 .756 +.044 .200 -.600
1956 BRENNAN 10 130 289 2 .200 1.92 .192 +.008 .700 +.500
1957 BRENNAN 10 200 136 7 .700 6.67 .667 +.033 .600 -.100
1958 BRENNAN 10 206 173 6 .600 5.78 .578 +.022 .500 -.100
1959 KUHARICH 10 169 180 5 .500 4.72 .472 +.028 .200 -.300
1960 KUHARICH 10 111 188 2 .200 2.79 .279 -.079 .500 +.300
1961 KUHARICH 10 175 182 5 .500 4.82 .482 +.018 .500 +.000
1962 KUHARICH 10 159 192 5 .500 4.16 .416 +.084 .222 -.278
1963 DEVORE 9 108 159 2 .222 2.99 .333 -.110 .900 +.678
1964 PARSEGHIAN 10 287 77 9 .900 9.14 .914 -.014 .700 -.200
1965 PARSEGHIAN 10 270 73 7 .700 9.13 .913 -.213 .900 +.200
1966 PARSEGHIAN 10 362 38 9 .900 9.83 .983 -.083 .800 -.100
1967 PARSEGHIAN 10 337 124 8 .800 8.58 .858 -.058 .700 -.100
1968 PARSEGHIAN 10 376 170 7 .700 8.07 .807 -.107 .727 +.027
1969 PARSEGHIAN 11 351 134 8 .727 9.35 .850 -.123 .909 +.182
1970 PARSEGHIAN 11 354 108 10 .909 9.84 .894 +.015 .800 -.109
1971 PARSEGHIAN 10 225 86 8 .800 8.50 .850 -.050 .727 -.073
1972 PARSEGHIAN 11 289 192 8 .727 7.44 .676 +.051 1.000 +.273
1973 PARSEGHIAN 11 382 89 11 1.000 10.26 .932 +.068 .833 -.167
1974 PARSEGHIAN 12 318 147 10 .833 9.61 .800 +.033 .727 -.106
1975 DEVINE 11 244 144 8 .727 7.93 .721 +.006 .750 +.023
1976 DEVINE 12 294 158 9 .750 9.04 .754 -.004 .917 +.167
1977 DEVINE 12 420 139 11 .917 10.56 .880 +.037 .750 -.167
1978 DEVINE 12 293 197 9 .750 8.06 .671 +.079 .636 -.114
1979 DEVINE 11 243 197 7 .636 6.53 .593 +.043 .750 +.114
1980 DEVINE 12 248 128 9 .750 9.20 .767 -.017 .455 -.295
1981 FAUST 11 232 160 5 .455 7.27 .661 -.207 .545 +.091
1982 FAUST 11 206 174 6 .545 6.33 .575 -.030 .583 +.038
1983 FAUST 12 316 177 7 .583 8.87 .739 -.156 .583 +.000
1984 FAUST 12 299 239 7 .583 7.19 .599 -.016 .455 -.129
1985 FAUST 11 220 234 5 .455 5.19 .472 -.018 .455 +.000
1986 HOLTZ 11 299 219 5 .455 7.00 .637 -.182 .667 +.212
1987 HOLTZ 12 339 218 8 .667 8.27 .689 -.022 1.000 +.333
1988 HOLTZ 12 393 156 12 1.000 10.09 .841 +.159 .923 -.077
1989 HOLTZ 13 427 189 12 .923 10.56 .813 +.110 .750 -.173
1990 HOLTZ 12 359 259 9 .750 7.71 .643 +.107 .769 +.019
1991 HOLTZ 13 465 289 10 .769 9.12 .702 +.067 .833 +.064
1992 HOLTZ 12 437 181 10 .833 9.96 .830 +.003 .917 +.083
1993 HOLTZ 12 427 215 11 .917 9.30 .775 +.142 .500 -.417
1994 HOLTZ 12 342 280 6 .500 7.07 .589 -.089 .750 +.250
1995 HOLTZ 12 392 247 9 .750 8.36 .697 +.053 .727 -.023
1996 HOLTZ 11 399 181 8 .727 8.86 .806 -.079 .538 -.189
1997 DAVIE 13 282 262 7 .538 6.93 .533 +.005 .750 +.212
1998 DAVIE 12 320 248 9 .750 7.35 .613 +.137 .417 -.333
1999 DAVIE 12 348 331 5 .417 6.27 .523 -.106 .750 +.333
2000 DAVIE 12 353 267 9 .750 7.48 .623 +.127 .455 -.295
2001 DAVIE 11 214 215 5 .455 5.48 .498 -.043 .769 +.315
2002 WILLINGHAM 13 290 217 10 .769 8.16 .628 +.142 .417 -.353
2003 WILLINGHAM 12 243 315 5 .417 4.62 .385 +.031 .500 +.083
2004 WILLINGHAM 12 289 289 6 .500 6.00 .500 +.000 ?